College Sports

Club’s Skating ‘Spectacular’ To Feature Olympians, Students

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Hanover — The Skating Club at Dartmouth will hold its annual Skating Spectacular on Feb. 1 at 4:15 p.m. at Thompson Arena. But football fans need not worry. The show, set for 4:15 p.m., will be about 90 minutes long, leaving “just enough time to get home for the Super Bowl kickoff!” organizers said in a recent news release. This year’s guest skaters include Kim Navarro and Brent Bommentre, a …

Dartmouth Tops Cornell

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Ithaca, n.y. — Senior Eric Neiley scored Dartmouth’s first penalty shot in nearly 12 years and finished with two goals and two assists as the Big Green men’s hockey team defeated Cornell, 5-2, at Lynah Rink. The win gave the Green three out of four possible ECAC Hockey points on the weekend and improve its league record to 4-6-2 and 7-8-4 overall. The …

Dartmouth Men Rally to Shock Mighty Harvard

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Boston — Trailing by 14 points early in the second half, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team went on a 26-2 run to rally for a stunning 70-61 victory over host and four-time defending Ivy League champion Harvard on Saturday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion. The victory gave Dartmouth (8-8, 1-1 Ivy) its first …

South Pomfret’s Joyce May Jump to Field Hockey’s Next Level

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Kellie Joyce recently completed a sparkling field hockey career at the University of New Hampshire, but she’s not about to leave the game behind. Next weekend, the 22-year-old Joyce will be in Lancaster, Pa., trying out for the …

Harbaugh Worth All of $40 Million

Sunday, January 4, 2015

The University of Michigan’s decision last week to commit at least $40 million to Jim Harbaugh over the next seven years raised quite a few eyebrows. Forty million dollars — $5 million a year to start, along with …

UNH Drops League Opener

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Stony Brook, n.y. — Jameel Warney and Rayshaun McGrew each racked up a double-double in scoring and rebounding as Stony Brook survived a blizzard of 3-pointers to defeat New Hampshire 71-61 on Saturday in an America East Conference …

No. 6 Baylor Overpowers Okla. State

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Waco, Texas — Nina Davis had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead sixth-ranked Baylor to a 61-45 win over No. 18 Oklahoma State on Saturday in the Big 12 opener for both teams. Khadijiah Cave added 15 …

Gators Gobble Up E. Carolina

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Birmingham, Ala. — Shane Carden fired pass after pass to move East Carolina’s offense swiftly down the field. The Pirates racked up plays and yards but repeatedly stalled short of the goal line, including Carden’s late interception in the end zone, and ultimately lost 28-20 to Florida Saturday …

BC Flies Away Late

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Hanover — The door to the Dartmouth College locker room swung open late Saturday night, revealing a silent scene inside. Big Green coach Bob Gaudet and assistants Dave Lassonde and John Rose walked out, and the door hung …

Commentary: Ducks, Bucks Prove Worthiness of Playoff

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Pasadena, Calif. — We may never know the full extent of what we missed all these years. How many rightful national champions of college football’s highest level never even had a chance to play for the title? It …

No. 1 South Carolina Rolls in SEC Opener

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Columbia, s.c. — Aleighsa Welch scored 12 points before leaving with a neck sprain and No. 1 South Carolina opened SEC women’s play with a 77-58 victory over Auburn on Friday night. Welch helped the Gamecocks (13-0) build a 20-point lead before she hit hard again a basket …

Big Green Comes Up Big in Tourney

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Hanover — Ever the optimist, Dartmouth College men’s hockey coach Bob Gaudet loves to proclaim that his team has played “in a great college hockey game.” Sometimes they are and sometimes they’re not quite, but Friday’s clash with …

Late Rally Gives MSU Stunning Win

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Arlington, Texas — Connor Cook threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Keith Mumphery with 17 seconds left to cap a three-touchdown, fourth-quarter comeback in No. 7 Michigan State’s 42-41 victory over playoff-snubbed Baylor on Thursday in the Cotton …